Climate Change

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Plant a Free Tree in Your Neighborhood

Request a free tree by the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society! They will remove sidewalk if needed.

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Climate Change and Human Health Lesson Plans

Explore NIEHS curricula on climate change and human health for 9-12th graders and undergraduates

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EPA’s Climate Change and Children’s Health 2023 Report

Children are uniquely vulnerable to climate change and its impacts on health. Read this report to find out more on the topic.

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EPA’s Guide to Air Purifiers at Home

The most effective ways to improve your indoor air are to reduce or remove the sources of pollutants and to ventilate with clean outdoor air….

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Philadelphia Neighborhood Heat Vulnerability Index

Explore this index to view at risk areas in Philadelphia and available community resources.

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Build an At-Home Air Filter

Click the link to explore how to create an inexpensive and effective DIY air filter for your home or classroom!

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Beat the Heat Hunting Park

Learn about all the work done by the Beat the Heat team in Hunting Park and find resources to start your own campaign to reduce…

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Free Peco Energy Check Up

Receive free energy saving items and a house energy check up for income eligible households.

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Small Communities, Big Challenges: Rural environmental public health needs prize competition

This Competition seeks to identify innovative and inclusive approaches rural, local governments have developed for working with citizens, community groups, and other interested parties in rural communities to identify and address environmental public health concerns facing their people.

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Request for Information: Environmental Justice Research Gaps, Opportunities and Capacity Building

The NIH Environmental Justice Working Group invites feedback on the approaches NIH Institutes, Centers, and Offices can take to support research and capacity building efforts to advance environmental justice in the U.S. and globally

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Impacts of Heat on Health in Early Life: Webinar for Climate Week at Penn

This panel brings together health experts to discuss the alarming consequences of rising temperatures on human health, with a specific focus on the vulnerability of fetuses and newborns.

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PRCCEH receives NIEHS grant to add climate change as a focus

PRCCEH received a new 1-year NIEHS Administrative Supplement to add a fifth focus area: climate change!

Dr. Inkyu Han

Inkyu Han, PhD, MPH

Inkyu Han is a multidisciplinary environmental health scientist in exposure assessment and environmental epidemiology. Environmental exposure and community health are closely linked. Dr. Han’s research…

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Report Mold Growth in Philadelphia

If you are a tenant and see mold growth in your home, you can report this to the city by calling 311.

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Air Quality Alerts

Sign up for air quality alerts, so you’ll know when to keep children and vulnerable adults inside.

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Pollen Count Forecast

This Pollen Tracker will help you and your family know when to stay indoors to decrease symptoms from allergies.

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Emergency Leak Repair Resource

Basic Systems Repair Program provides free repairs to correct electrical, plumbing, heating, limited structural and carpentry, and roofing emergencies in eligible owner-occupied homes in Philly.

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